Claire Rounkles

CLAIRE ROUNKLES is a doctoral student studying media history at the Missouri School of Journalism. Her research interests include the Black press, media coverage of lynching, First Amendment legal history, visual communication, race and critical/cultural studies. Before starting the Ph.D. program, she earned her master’s degree (2020) from Ohio University E.W. Scripps School of Journalism … Continued

LaRissa Lawrie

LARISSA LAWRIE is a doctoral student at the Missouri School of Journalism with a focus on emerging media and fake news with an emphasis on media effects. The common thread of her research is information and technology. LaRissa is particularly interested in questions of how technology influences perceptions of moral principles, ideology, truth and fact, … Continued

Tiffany S. Jones

TIFFANY S. JONES is a doctoral student studying strategic communication at the Missouri School of Journalism. Her research interests include crisis communication and health communication with an emphasis on mental health messaging and effects on various audiences. Jones comes to the University of Missouri after eight years of service in the Office of University Relations … Continued

Cory MacNeil

While earning his Master of Arts in Journalism from Regent University, Cory MacNeil became deeply interested in the concept of world view; how world view affects understanding, shared understanding, and misunderstanding from the perspectives of journalist, subject, and audience. Post-graduation, he kept up a self-paced regimen of learning through a goal to watch all The Great Courses, where … Continued

Indah Setiawati

Indah Setiawati’s research area focuses on media sociology. She is interested in journalists’ occupation from the labor perspective, gender, identities, and journalistic autonomy. She investigated job satisfaction and voluntary turnover among millennial English-language journalists in Indonesia for her master’s thesis. Her research interests also include female journalists’ work-life balance, new business models in journalism, and … Continued